Assistant Psychologist- Phoenix Learning & Care

Location: South West

Pay: Band 4

Hours: up to 37.5 hours per week

Contract: Permanent, Full time and part time

The Role:

Experience and Qualifications:

We are looking for a forward thinking, motivated and enthusiastic psychology graduate to join our Integrated Therapies Team as an Assistant Psychologist. With our support you will promote emotional wellbeing and mental health in the young people whom we help and work with. You will have a passion for working with the most vulnerable young people, with children in care and/or with learning disabilities.

You will understand how to work both directly and indirectly to support the network around young people and will join an organisation that is determined to offer bespoke, individualised and psychologically informed care.

About us:

Working for Phoenix in our Integrated Therapies Team you’ll be a key player in one of the UK’s most innovative education and care organisations. Phoenix is an experienced provider of education and care services for children and young people across the South West.

The Integrated Therapies Team is employed directly by Phoenix and comprises clinical psychology, counselling psychology, occupational therapy, counselling, creative arts psychotherapies and speech and language therapy. The team seeks to deliver easily and equitably accessible, emotional wellbeing, mental health and physical therapies for the young people in its care.

We want to encourage a holistic approach to working with young people and are seeking an assistant psychologist that can carry a supervised caseload, deal with complex cases under supervision and offer a variety of interventions and training. Psychology graduates with experience of working with children in care using a network model are particularly well suited to the role.

If working in the Integrated Therapies Team at Phoenix is for you and if you are excited by a modern approach to helping children and young people. We would very much like to hear from you

Phoenix Learning and Care are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and Young People and expect all employees to share this commitment. This role is subject to enhanced DBS checks and appropriate references.

Phoenix Learning & Care Group was established in 2006 and is a well-respected provider of innovative, quality focused services supporting Children, Young People and Young Adults with specialist social or education needs, across the South West. We have ambitious plans to grow our organisation and to introduce new and creative care and education solutions.

Benefits of working with us:

Not only will you have the privilege of working with wonderful Young People and fantastic colleagues, as part of Phoenix Learning and Care Group you will be entitled to the following benefits:

  • Enhanced overtime hourly rate
  • Employee Pension Scheme
  • Retail/High-street/Supermarket shopping vouchers
  • Fully paid holiday allowance including birthday leave.
  • Aid in gaining extra qualifications with our excellent Learning and Development schemes and increase opportunities to progress within the organisation
  • Fully paid classroom-based induction and ongoing face to face training from industry professionals
  • Professional and ongoing personal supervision process to provide you and your line manager with the opportunity to address all aspects of your role and ensure on-going support, direction and feedback

How to Apply:

Laura – Recruitment Consultant

Please click on ‘Apply Online’ and you will be directed to our simple online application form which is mobile and tablet friendly. For more information please complete our short enquiries form below by clicking “Enquire” or call Laura on 01626 868125 or email recruitment@plcl.org.uk

Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.

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